ICCA in Beijing: 17-20 May 2019

This month, current ICCA President Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler and immediate past ICCA Presidents Donald Donovan and Albert Jan van den Berg will travel to Beijing for the ICCA-BAC Conference on ‘Reform of the Investor-State Dispute Settlement System – Uniformity and Diversity’ on 17 May and the ICCA-CIETAC Joint Conference on ‘Practical Aspects of Investment Arbitration’ on 20 May.


The ICCA-BAC Conference will take place at the International Conference of BAC in the Chaoyang District, Beijing. Speakers include Albert Jan van den Berg, Fuyong Chen (Deputy Secretary General of BAC), Donald Donovan, Tao Jingzhou (Managing Partner, Dechert LLP), Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler, Zhiwei Lin (Secretary General of BAC), Chi Manjiao (Professor of the Law School of UIBE), Ren Qing (Partner of Global Law Office), Xuethua Wang (Partner of Beijing Huanzhong & Partners), Jane Willems (Associate Professor of the Law School of Tsinghua University), and Yuejiao Zhang (former Judge of the WTO Appellate Body). For more information and to register, click here.


The ICCA-CIETAC Joint Conference will take place in the Grand Ballroom of the Tangla Hotel Beijing in Xicheng District, Beijing. Speakers include: Chengjie Wang (Vice Chairman and Secretary General of CIETAC), Hejun Wang (Director General of the Department of Treaty and Law, Ministry of Commerce), Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler, Wenying Wang (Secretary General of CIETAC Hong Kong Arbitration Centre), Albert Jan van den Berg, Wenhua Shan (ICSID mediator, Dean of the Law School at Xi'an Jiaotong University), Qing Ren, Jane Willems, Donald Donovan, Yuejiao Zhang, Huawei Sun (Partner of Zhonglun Law Firm), and Shi Jingxia (ICSID mediator, Dean of the Law School of UIBE). For more information and to register, click here. (Best viewed on mobile devices.)


Keep an eye on the ICCA website for a full report of both events.